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    Daily Market Commentary for April 28, 2009

    The swine flu is taking over a huge part of the news airwaves, across the markets. (read more at Millennium-Traders.Com)

    Economic data released today:

    Consumer Confidence:
    U.S. Conference Board April Consumer Confidence came in at 39.2 versus reading in March at 26.9; U.S. Conference Board April Present Situation Index came in at 23.7 versus reading in March at 21.9; U.S. Conference Board April Expectations Index at 49.5 versus March 30.2.

    At the NYSE closing bell on the New York Stock Exchange, here is how the major world indices and major U.S. stock indices ended the trading session on the world markets as well as the emerging markets including the stock market closing bell price:
    DOW (Dow Jones Industrial Average) loss 8.05 points, EOD 8,016.95
    NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) loss 19.98 points, EOD 5,369.85
    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) loss 5.6 points, EOD 1,673.81
    S&P 500 (SPX) loss 2.35 points, EOD 855.16
    BEL 20 (BEL20) loss 13.20 points, EOD 1,920.82
    CAC 40 (CAC40) loss 51.41 points, EOD 3,051.02
    FTSE100 (UKX100) loss 70.61 points, EOD 4,096.40
    NIKKEI 225 (NIK/O) triple digit loss 232.57 points, EOD 8,493.77

    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,421, declined stock prices 1,223, unchanged stock prices 516, stock prices hitting new highs 8 and stock prices hitting new lows 5. NYSE quotes for volatile stocks and market trends, as well as stock quotes, stock prices and stock symbols of Day Trading Stock Picks on the New York Stock Exchange stock market for Day Trading online and active Day Trading for those who are or would like to be Day Trading for a living: SKF: gain 1.55 points, HOD $62.89, LOD $58.83, EOD $61.13; UHS: gain 2.60 points, HOD $49.95, LOD $46.21, EOD $48.68; V: gain 2.00 points, HOD $62.04, LOD $58.10, EOD $60.87; CME: shed 4.43 points, HOD $231.50, LOD $224.78, EOD $226.35.

    National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ) stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 1,985809, declined stock prices 1,154, unchanged stock prices 141, stock prices hitting new highs 23 and stock prices hitting new lows 14. NASDAQ quotes, volatile stocks and market trends, as well as stock quotes, stock prices and stock symbols of Day Trading Stock Picks on the NASDAQ stock market for Day Trading online and active Day Trading for those who are or would like to be Day Trading for a living: ISRG: shed 5.83 points, HOD $143.98, LOD $139, EOD $139.09; FSLR: shed 5.80 points, HOD $154.47, LOD $146.04, EOD $146.20; BIDU: shed 3.87 points, HOD $236.62, LOD $217.35, EOD $221; HSII: shed 3.83 points, HOD $19.85, LOD $18.11, EOD $19.46; DNDN: shed 9.74 points, HOD $25, LOD $7.50, EOD $11.81.

    Market trends on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) and stock market indicators for the trading session today:
    Advanced stock prices 248, declined stock prices 244, unchanged stock prices 102, stock prices hitting new highs 6 and stock prices hitting new lows 1.

    Chicago Board of Trade Futures Market for the day, at time of this posting:
    E-mini S&P 500 (ES) June 09: EOD 851.75; Change -5
    E-mini NASDAQ-100 (NQ) June 09: EOD 1,372.50; Change -9
    E-mini DOW $5 (YM) June 09: EOD 7,955; Change 6.50
    E-mini S&P MidCap 400 (MF) June 09: EOD 551; Change 8.50
    Nikkei 225 (Yen) June 09; EOD 8,600; Change 5

    World Currencies for the Forex Market, for Forex Trading by active Forex Traders, at time of this posting:
    Euro 0.7602 to U.S. Dollars 1.3154
    Japanese Yen 96.36 to U.S. Dollars 0.0104
    British Pound 0.6831 to U.S. Dollars 1.4640
    Canadian Dollar 1.2192 to U.S. Dollars 0.8202
    Swiss Franc 1.1426 to U.S. Dollars 0.8752

    COMMODITY MARKETS:

    Energy Sector - Nymex:
    Light Crude (June 09) shed $0.22, EOD $49.60 per barrel ($US per barrel)
    Heating Oil (June 09) shed $0.01, EOD $1.33 a gallon ($US per gallon)
    Natural Gas (June 09) gain $0.08, EOD $3.45 per million BTU ($US per mmbtu.)
    Unleaded Gas (May 09) shed $0.01, EOD $1.40 a gallon ($US per gallon)

    Metals Markets - Comex:
    Gold (June 09) shed $14, EOD $893.60 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Silver (July 09) shed $0.56, EOD $12.43 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Platinum (July 09) shed $48.70, EOD $1,101.60 ($US per Troy ounce)
    Copper (July 09) shed $0.07, EOD $1.92 ($US per pound)

    Livestock and Meat Markets - Chicago Mercantile Exchange (cents per lb.):
    Lean Hogs (June 09) shed 2.35, EOD 66.30
    Pork Bellies (July 09) shed 3.00, EOD 77.80
    Live Cattle (June 09) gain 0.15, EOD 81.95
    Feeder Cattle (August 09) shed 0.70 EOD 99.05

    Other Commodities - Chicago Board of Trade (cents per bushel):
    Corn (July 09) gain 2.25, EOD 383.50
    Soybeans (July 09) shed 14.00, EOD 983

    BOND MARKET:
    2 year EOD 99 27/32, change 0, Yield 0.9594 Yield change 0.07
    5 year EOD 99 5/32, change -12/32, Yield 1.92, Yield change -0.02
    10 year EOD 97 26/32, change -23/32, Yield 3, Yield change 0.08
    30 year EOD 92 3/32, change -2 2/32, Yield 3.95, Yield change 0.12

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